GeForce 9800 GX2, 9800 GTX & 3870 X2 Compared


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VR-Zone has gotten some preliminary 3DMark06 scores on the upcoming GeForce 9800 GX2 and 9800 GTX cards. The setup : Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz processor on a P965 board with Forceware 173.67 drivers and Catalyst driver version 8.451. GeForce 9800 GX2 scored 14225, 9800 GTX scored 13167 while Radeon HD 3870 X2 scored 14301. Nvidia is still tuning up the drivers and the clock speeds aren't finalized yet so we should be seeing some improvements when launched. Currently, 9800 GX2 is slated for March 18th launch while 9800 GTX is slated for end March.

Keep in mind that they are using a beta cc driver, and the 9800GX2 hasn't got final clocks.if the gx2 beats the 70x2 this round ATI can increase the clocks for the next revision of the 70x2 to catchup or take back the crown